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10-11-2009, 02:50 PM   #1
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what polarizing filter to use?

new k7 and 18-250mm pentax lens. what 62mm circular polarizing filter is recommended?
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10-11-2009, 03:20 PM   #2
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I just purchased a Marumi DHG Circular Polarizer and for the price it's a really nice filter. It's slim but the front ring accepts a lens cap. I can't vouch for the durability though since I've only had it for a couple of months but it's a sturdy feeling for a slim filter. Someone on this forum recommended buying Marumi's from West Coast Cameras; they have the lowest price plus shipping is fairly quick.
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interesting....had not heard of them before. will check it out. thanks for reply.
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QuoteOriginally posted by obxeye Quote
new k7 and 18-250mm pentax lens. what 62mm circular polarizing filter is recommended?
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Ha, I'll be using the same setup and was previously searching for a good CPL. I was reading up on the Hoya Pro-1D before I found this thread.

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I also recently acquired the Pentax 18-250 lens and bought a Marumi DHG CP filter from "West Coast Cameras" based on a recommendation from a member of this Forum. I liked the price (mid-range) and the fact that it is a slim model. So far my results have been very good and I'm now waiting for delivery of the same 77mm filter for my Sigma 10-20.
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I have the same one as MacGirl, and as far as I'm aware it's as close to Hoya's HMC and B+W's MRC quality as you can get at a reasonable price. It is a plastic mounted filter but gives excellent results.
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